13 beautiful, heartwarming pictures from the All Ireland final between Dublin and Mayo
Dublin and Mayo went to war on the pitch with many heated individual battles that, at times, threatened to spoil what were two nail-biting All Ireland finals.
But after the final whistle the mood changed as both sets of players showed mutual respect to each other. Here are some of the images that captured the atmosphere in Croke Park.
Johnny Cooper with his father Brendan who can't hold back the tears
Bernard Brogan consoles a distraught Aidan O'Shea
Bernard Brogan of Dublin shares a moment with Andy Moran of Mayo and his daughter Charlotte
A dejected Andy Moran Mayo with his daughter Charlotte
Mayo manager Stephen Rochford with his son Darragh, aged 2
Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton consoles Aidan O'Shea
Mayo manager Stephen Rochford and Dublin manager Jim Gavin shake hands
Bernard Brogan, left, and his Dublin team-mate Paul Flynn with Aidan and Sarah Bastick
Cormac Costello of Dublin celebrates with his dad, Dublin County Board CEO John
Lee Keegan, left, of Mayo congratulates Diarmuid Connolly
Cillian O'Connor of Mayo, left, is consoled by team-mate Lee Keegan
Diarmuid O'Connor of Mayo is consoled by Stephen Cluxton
Diarmuid Connolly of Dublin and Aidan O'Shea of Mayo after the match